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Jeely in the media

Jeely Piece Club in the media

We just love the chance for everyone to know about the fab things we do here at the Jeely, so we're compiling a special list of our moments in the spotlight for you to view - newspapers, articles, television, the big screen...well okay we're not in the movies yet, but you never know :) 

Here are some of our historical media mentions...


Check out their report of our fantastic Play In The Dark event.


An interesting article discussing Castlemilk's new reputation for producing actors and film stars.


Families were invited outdoors to Come Den With Me as part of the National Playday launch on 18th July.  You can upload photos of your own Den at the Parent Zone.


Our Nursery were joined by the Evening Times to celebrate their Green Flag Award.


Jon Henley visited both our Playzone and Nursery sites to find out more about early years intervention in practice as part of his article on the work of Karen McCluskey and the Scottish Violence Reduction Unit.

Channel 4 News spent a day with one of our Jeely Nursery famillies who have benefited hugely from our Nursery services.  You can watch the full news article by clicking on the link above.


Time Magazine met with Tracey and Grace in September on the recommendation of Karyn McCluskey from the Violence Reduction Unit.  The discussion mainly focused on the role of early intervention and the impact this can have not just for  children but for the familiy and the wider community.


  •  Mar 2011: The Evening Times - Clean Glasgow Awards 2011 Winners

The Jeely Piece Club is a Clean Glasgow Award winner!  Our Go Play outdoors team have been getting involved with local schools and Jeely children to help to make our local environment a clean, safe place to play by helping with litter picking and other activities. 


  •  Jan 2011: The Daily Record & The Evening Times 

The Jeely Piece Club is supporting the Scottish government's Play, Talk, Read campaign.  When they asked us if we knew of any hands on grandparents with whom they could speak to, our Nursery staff immediately thought of Marion Morris - grandparent to two year old Jeely Nursery tot Mia, read more about Marion's grandparent experiences and the Play, Talk, Read campaign.       

  •  Nov 2010: The People's Postcode Trust

The People's Postcode Trust shot a video of our sensory room within the Jeely Nursery.    

  •  Jul 2010: The Rutherglen Reformer

Our new outdoor Go Play project funding reported in this local newspaper helps to raise awareness of our new project to the local community.


  • Jun 2010: Glasgow Herald

'Helping kids to play outydoors' reports on the Jeely's outdoor activities, along with discussion on how few of today's children enjoy the carefree, roaming, outdoor days that previous generations did.


  • Jul 2010: Evening Times

'We're after a piece of the action' report on our new Go Play outdoor project


  • Mar 2010: Glasgow Local News

Our new outdoor project reported in the Glasgow Local News


  •  Feb 2010: A Year in the Life of Jeely Piece Club founder & International Scotswoman of the Year 2008 Mary Miller

The Evening Times ran an article on Mary and John Miller's time in Zimbabwe.


  • Aug 2009: Recognition at last for those who take a leading role in play

Read this Glasgow Herald article discussing playwork with our playworker Sandra Welsh


  • Aug 2009: Scottish Children's Minister Adam Ingrim visits the Jeely

 A newScottish Government £4M play programme was officially announced by Adam Ingrim at the Jeely's PlayZone on 11th August 09.  The programme will be run by Inspiring Scotland


  • Jun 2009: STV's The Hour Show

Superstar volunteer Jackie Dooley gets fashion hijacked by Vicky Lee. 


  • Jun 2009: Scotland on Sunday

Pilotlighters complete work with the Jeely Piece Club.  It's been a really valuable experience - especially for the Pilotlighters - read more about it in this Scotland on Sunday article


  • Jun 2009: Evening Times - 'Stars in the South'

Our very own Mary Miller who make the south east of Glasgow shine...even when it's raining


  • May 2009: Pilotlight publication

Pilotlight ran a case study article on the Jeely Piece Club


  • Apr 2009: Early Years Matters

Issue 14 of Learning and Teaching Scotland's Early Years Matters newsletter ran an article on the Jeely nursery's integrated approach.


  • Jan 2009: BBC News Scotland

BBC Scotland visited us to film a segment TV with regards to our work with Pilotlight.  


  • Jan 2009: The Herald newspaper

      The Herald newspaper ran an article detailing Pilotlight's work with the Jeely Piece Club.

To find out more about Pilotlight visit their website.



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